Better droplet condensation could boost power efficiency
June 21, 2013Improved system for power plants uses oil-infused condenser surface to improve heat-transfer properties.
Holding the salt
June 16, 2013MIT graduate student David Cohen-Tanugi works to improve water filtration, desalination.
Water purification process named 'Technology Idol of the Year'
May 15, 2013Humidification-dehumidification (HDH) carrier gas extraction process developed by researchers at MIT.
Purification on the cheap
February 5, 2013System developed at MIT cleans ‘produced water’ from natural gas wells, could lead to improved desalination plants for developing countries.
Rare earth oxides make water-repellent surfaces that last
January 20, 2013Ceramic forms of hydrophobic materials could be far more durable than existing coatings or surface treatments.
Smithsonian recognizes MIT research on water desalination technology
January 9, 2013Magazine ranks nanoporous graphene as one of the top five surprising scientific milestones of 2012.
Research update: Jumping droplets help heat transfer
January 4, 2013Scalable nanopatterned surfaces designed by MIT researchers could make for more efficient power generation and desalination.
A new approach to water desalination
July 1, 2012Graphene sheets with precisely controlled pores have potential to purify water more efficiently than existing methods.